During the week of April 4 through April 8th, work to improve the functionality of the stop log structures for the Connecticut River Flood Control system near Pleasant Street will be performed, weather permitting.
The stop log walls are designed
to close the
railroad and Route 5 in the event of a major flood event. This
project is part
of the City's on on-going efforts to maintain the flood control
system for the
protection of the City. Work on the railroad stop log should not
Work in Route 5 is scheduled to be performed
between the hours
of 10 pm and 5 am in order to minimize impacts to traffic. At
least one lane of
the highway will be open to traffic, but users should expect
delays and use
alternate routes where possible. Thank you for your cooperation.